This week on New Mexico in Focus, beyond mineral extraction and film production, how can New Mexico grow its economy? Correspondent Megan Kamerick talks to Economic Development Secretary Alicia Keyes about plans to attract larger companies and nurture start-up ventures. … Continue reading Growing New Mexico’s Economy, Education Secretary Karen Trujillo, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Matt Grubs talks to a panel of journalists about public access to government. As politicians increasingly pick which media outlets will have access—or choose to bypass the media as much as possible—what’s … Continue reading Public Access to Government, Recycled Plastic Blue Whale, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with Bernadette Demientieff, a leader of the Gwich’in people of Alaska, to talk about how allies from Alaska to Albuquerque are joining forces on the issue of oil … Continue reading Oil & Gas Development in the Arctic Nat’l Wildlife Refuge, State Education Lawsuit, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, it’s a close look at Bernalillo County’s mobile voting unit, which debuted last fall as the first such experiment in the state. NMiF explains the program, its attractiveness to other counties and how … Continue reading Bernallilo Mobile Voting, Climate Change Affecting Spring Runoff & Summer Irrigation

This week, New Mexico in Focus spotlights a special interview with several key players in a documentary called “The Providers.” The film will be featured on the PBS series “Independent Lens” next week. “The Providers” focuses on the challenge of … Continue reading “The Providers” focuses on treating addiction in Northern NM, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Antonia Gonzales previews the Native Women’s Business Summit, scheduled for April 5 -6. After selling out the first year, organizers have bigger plans for this spring’s conference, which draws from across the … Continue reading Native Women’s Business Summit, New Mexico’s Film Incentive Program Revamp, The Line

March 22, 2019 – Gene Grant and the Line opinion panelists pick winners and losers from the past two months of lawmaking, as Democrats closed the books at the Roundhouse on their first session under a new governor. Line Panelists: … Continue reading The Line: Reviewing The Legislative Session

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Matt Grubs interviews four members of the state’s Capitol press corps to run down the legislative session, talk about themes and trends and what lies ahead when lawmakers return next year. Gene … Continue reading Legislative Rundown, The Line

This week, New Mexico in Focus takes an in-depth look at ways of addressing chronic homelessness. Homelessness is a persistent problem in New Mexico and officials in the state’s largest city and Bernalillo County are rolling out new strategies to … Continue reading Chronic Homelessness in New Mexico, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sits down for one of her first one-on-one, in-depth interview since the start of the legislative session. The governor talks about her legislative strategy, criticism of her approach and … Continue reading In Depth One-On-One with Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Our Land Visits a Superfund Site in Socorro, The Line